Fifty Years Later: Was the War on Poverty a Failure?

By Keith M. Kilty For a brief moment in January, poverty was actually in the news in America – even seen as a serious problem – as the 50th anniversary of the War on Poverty was noted. This was Lyndon Johnson’s other war, which he announced in his State of the Union address on January […]

The Brazilian World Cup_Let The Games Begin

For those of us who had a smattering of the history of ancient Rome in our earlier years in school, the overarching lesson was the eventual decline of a great empire brought about through hubris and moral decay, the result perhaps of obscene opulence and total disregard for the lives of those upon whose backs that […]

The Hypocritical Deceits of Buffoons

John Kerry’s recent statement that “You just don’t in the 21st century behave in 19th century fashion by invading another country on a completely trumped-up pretext,” has to be regarded as an Orwellian classic___referring to the Russian-Ukrainian conflict. But this takes the cream_”Bigger nations must not be allowed to bully the small,” president (Obama) says. […]